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Comics I’m Picking Up the Week of July 17, 2019

Here are the books I’m looking forward to seeing at my local comic store the week of July 17, 2019. Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen Publisher: DC Words/Story: Matt Fraction Art/Colors: Steve Lieber “Jimmy Olsen must die! Wait, we’re getting ahead of ourselves. Jimmy Olsen lives! Superman’s best friend and Daily Planet photographer Jimmy Olsen tours the bizarre underbelly of the DC Universe in this new miniseries featuring death, destruction, giant turtles, and more! It’s a centuries-spanning whirlwind of weird...

Comics I’m Picking Up the Week of July 10, 2019

Here are the books I’m looking forward to seeing at my local comic store the week of July 10, 2019. Second Coming Publisher: AHOY Comics Words/Story: Mark Russell Art/Colors: Richard Pace “God commands Earth’s mightiest super-hero, Sunstar, to accept Jesus as his roommate and teach him how to use power in a . . . more powerful way. Jesus, shocked at the way humans have twisted his message over two millennia, vows to straighten them out.” Category: Tried and True...

Comics I’m Picking Up the Week of July 3, 2019

Here are the books I’m looking forward to seeing at my local comic store the week of July 3,2019. Lois Lane Publisher: DC Words/Story: Greg Rucka Art/Colors: Mike Perkins “On the road and out of Metropolis—and carrying a secret that could disrupt Superman’s life—Lois Lane embarks on a harrowing journey to uncover a threat to her husband and a plot that reaches the highest levels of international power brokers and world leaders. Critically acclaimed and best-selling author Greg Rucka...

Comics I’m Picking Up the Week of June 26, 2019

Here are the books I’m looking forward to seeing at my local comic store the week of June 26, 2019. The Spider-Man Annual Publisher: Marvel Comics Words/Story: Jason Latour, Phil Lord Art/Colors: Jason Latour “When Spider-Gwen’s dimension-hopping web-watch falls into the wrong hands, it’s up to everyone’s favorite wisecracking web-slinger, the wily waddler known as Spider-Ham, to save the day!” Category: Like They Need My Help Why I’m Excited: Into the Spider-Verse fan-favorite (at least this fan) makes a...

Comics I’m Picking Up the Week of June 19, 2019

Here are the books I’m looking forward to seeing at my local comic store the week of June 19, 2019. The No Ones Publisher: Cave Pictures Publishing Words/Story: Jim Krueger Art/Colors: Well-Bee “The Bastions are superheroes at the height of fame and fortune—their brand has captured the world . . . and corrupted their souls. When they accidentally kill a man and cover up the crime to save their reputation, their corruption becomes a curse that erases their very...

Comics I’m Picking Up the Week of June 12, 2019

Here are the books I’m looking forward to seeing at my local comic store the week of June 12, 2019. Jughead’s Time Police Publisher: Archie Comics Words/Story: Sina Grace Art/Colors: Derek Charm “When Jughead messes up his Riverdale Annual Bake-Off pie recipe so terribly, he is disqualified and banned from all future Bake-Offs! Jug goes to unthinkable lengths to fix his error: time travel! Even Riverdale’s most erudite teenager can’t manage the delicate dance of going back in time,...

Comics I’m Picking Up the Week of June 5, 2019

Here are the books I’m looking forward to seeing at my local comic store the week of June 5, 2019. Black Cat Publisher: Marvel Comics Words/Story: Jed Mackay Art/Colors: Travel Foreman, Michael Dowling, Nao Fuji “Felicia Hardy has a taste for the finer things in life and a certain set of skills that can get her into any mansion, vault, or museum to . . . procure said finer things. But due to her actions in Amazing Spider-Man, Felicia’s...

Comics I’m Picking Up the Week of May 29, 2019

Here are the books I’m looking forward to seeing at my local comic store the week of May 29, 2019. Dog Days of Summer Publisher: DC Comics Words/Story: G. Willow Wilson, Joshua Williamson, Mariko Tamaki, Dan DiDio, Collin Kelly, Jackson Lanzing, and others Art/Colors: Stejpan Sejic, Tom Raney, Cully Hamner, Kyle Hotz, Cian Tormey, and others “‘Who let the dogs out?’ DC does this summer as we unleash the beast within and join Krypto and Superman; Bat-Cow and Batman;...

Comics I’m Picking Up the Week of May 22, 2019

Here are the books I’m looking forward to seeing at my local comic store the week of May 22, 2019. Drawing Blood: Spilled Ink #1 Publisher: Kevin Eastman Studios Words/Story: Kevin Eastman, David Avallone Art/Colors: Kevin Eastman, Troy Little “[A]n inside look at the turbulent life and times of a once-successful cartoonist on the skids, Shane “Books” Bookman. Once upon a time, Books co-created The Radically Rearranged Ronin Ragdolls: a gritty, funny indie comic that became a billion-dollar global...

Comics I’m Picking Up the Week of May 15, 2019

Here are some original graphic novels you can find now at many fine local comic shops and bookstores. On this light week for new series launches, I’d like to highlight some original graphic novels (OGNs) released in the last few months. In working his way through accreditation to become a school librarian, my husband took a class on the use of graphic novels in the classroom. This surprised me, because when I was taking English classes (in high school...
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